2011 Tokyo Worlds Rings Team Finals Videos

2011 Tokyo Worlds Rings Team Finals Videos

Here are some ring routines from the team final of the 2011 Tokyo Gymnastics Championships And here is the complete two hour recording of the men’s team final. Chen Yibing on RingsYan Mingyong on RingsAnd here is a summary of Chinese Men Team’s performanceOther videos available in the moment: ChinaRings: Yibing Chen – Mingyong Yan JapanRings: […]

Gymnastics Training and The Bench Press

Gymnastics Training and The Bench Press

There is always a lot of talk about the carry-over of gymnastics training to other strength sports. The Bench Press is an important exercise for gymnasts. In interviews I heard a couple of gymnasts mention that benching is an integral part of their weight training workouts. On Gymnastic Bodies, Wangtang also offers an observation he made […]

Handstand Planche Press to Handstand – Strong Chinese Gymnast

Strong Chinese Gymnast – Wang TianYang

A while back Wangtang6911 posted some amazing clips of the Chinese gymnasts that are training in his facility. Among them is 18 (now 19) year old Wang TianYang from Shanghai. In Wangtang’s words he is “stronger than Yan Mingyong in a maltese and planche, but he can’t hold a cross. Go figure?!” Three consecutive Full Planche […]